'''Tatsu''' is a Steel roller coaster|steel flying roller coaster
designed by Bolliger & Mabillard
at the Six Flags Magic Mountain amusement park
located in Valencia, Santa Clarita, California|Valencia
. Announced on November 17, 2005, the roller coaster opened to the public on May 13, 2006 as the park's seventeenth roller coaster. Tatsu reaches a height of and speeds up to . The ride's name comes from Japanese mythology
and means ''Flying Beast'' in Japanese language|Japanese
. The roller coaster is also the world's tallest, fastest and longest flying coaster; is the only flying roller coaster to feature a zero-gravity roll; and has the world's highest pretzel loop.
In the roller coaster's opening year, it was named the 40th best roller coaster in the world in ''Amusement Today|Amusement Today's
'' Golden Ticket Awards
; in Mitch Hawker's Best Steel Roller Coaster Poll, the roller coaster...